Syracuse man charged with attempted murder after shooting earlier this month in Seneca Falls

Police say a Syracuse man is facing an attempted murder charge in Seneca Falls after a shooting on Garden Street Extension.

It happened on May 1, 2022, according to a news release from the Seneca Falls Police Department. Berain Winfield, 39, is accused of shooting multiple times at a 23-year-old who was ultimately not injured in the incident.


Winfield was charged with attempted murder, attempted assault, reckless endangering, criminal possession of a weapon, and criminal use of a firearm- all felonies.

He was transported to the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center on May 18 for arraignment.

The Seneca Falls Police Department was assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Patrol and Criminal Investigation Divisions, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the United States Marshals Service.


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